Facebook deliberately made people sad. This ought to be the final straw | Alex Hern | Commentisfree | The Guardian

For one week in January 2012, Facebook deliberately made about 155,000 people sad, just to see if it could.

Stated that bluntly, it’s not hard to see why the company’s study, which was published in the prestigious PNAS journal on 17 June, has elicited such a strong negative reaction.

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